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Dore Schary (1905–1980)

Isadore Schary had a long and checkered history in motion pictures. He was first employed as a screenwriter at then-lowly Columbia after a story editor was struck by the crispness of a writing sample. The editor also happened to think that the writer was a woman, mistaking Dore for Dora. By 1933 he'd been lured away to the first of a number of ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »


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Boys Town Writer
Crossfire Additional Crew
Act One Producer


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 1963 Act One (producer)
 1961 Westinghouse Presents: The Sound of the Sixties (TV Special) (producer)
 1960 Sunrise at Campobello (producer)
 1960 Startime (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Well, What About You? (1960) ... (producer)
 1958 Lonelyhearts (producer)
 1957 Designing Woman (producer)
 1956 The Last Hunt (producer)
 1956 The Swan (producer)
 1955 The Battle of Gettysburg (Documentary short) (producer)
 1955 Bad Day at Black Rock (producer)
 1953 Take the High Ground! (producer)
 1953 Arena (producer - uncredited)
 1953 Dream Wife (producer)
 1952 The Hoaxters (Short documentary) (producer)
 1952 Plymouth Adventure (producer)
 1952 Washington Story (producer)
 1951 Westward the Women (producer)
 1951 It's a Big Country: An American Anthology (producer - uncredited)
 1951 The Red Badge of Courage (executive producer - uncredited)
 1951 Go for Broke! (producer)
 1950 Walk Softly, Stranger (executive producer - uncredited)
 1950 The Next Voice You Hear... (producer)
 1949 Battleground (producer)
 1949 The Window (producer - uncredited)
 1949 Adventure in Baltimore (executive producer - uncredited)
 1949 The Set-Up (executive producer - uncredited)
 1948 Every Girl Should Be Married (executive producer - uncredited)
 1948 The Boy with Green Hair (executive producer - uncredited)
 1948 Station West (executive producer - uncredited)
 1948 They Live by Night (executive producer - uncredited)
 1948 Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (executive producer - uncredited)
 1947 Our American Heritage (Documentary short) (producer - uncredited)
 1947 The Farmer's Daughter (producer - uncredited)
 1946 Till the End of Time (producer)
 1946 The Spiral Staircase (producer - uncredited)
 1944 I'll Be Seeing You (producer)
 1943 Lassie Come Home (producer - uncredited)
 1943 Bataan (executive producer - uncredited)
 1942 Journey for Margaret (executive producer - uncredited) / (producer)
 1942 Kid Glove Killer (executive producer - uncredited)
 1942 Joe Smith, American (producer - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Wrote (w/Amos Elon, based on Elon's biography) Herzl. Directed by J. Ranelli. Palace Theatre: 30 Nov 1976- 5 Dec 1976 (8 performances + 12 previews). Cast: Paul Hecht, Roger De Koven, Mitchell Jason, Judith Light, Lester Rawlins, Louis Zorich, Eunice Anderson, Jack Axelrod, Leo Bloom, Ralph Byers, Saylor Cresswell, William ... See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dory Schary | Jeb Schary


6' 1" (1.85 m)


Miriam Svet  (his death)  (3 children)

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[on cinema] The most collaborative of the arts.


Grandfather of Gabrielle Schary. See more »

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